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October 11, 2018

 

Late Bloomers: Sedums, Autumn Sage, Heleniums

Sedums with dark-colored leaves look striking in the fall garden and contrast with the colorful autumn leaves.

September 20, 2018

 

Billowing Beds: Autumn Asters

When autumn arrives, one can never have too many asters!

October 26, 2017

 

You can use those raked leaves as mulch.

Autumn Tricks

If you have time, perhaps you will share some of your tricks in the comments below.

September 28, 2017

 

Autumn heart.

Longer Autumns

It seems that our longer falls are giving us more time to enjoy our plantings and bask in all the colors in our gardens.

December 1, 2016

 

Cleome seed harvest.

Self-Seeders

There is something very satisfying about seeing second-generation plants from self-sown seeds!

November 23, 2016

 

Solidago canadensis.

Solidago

For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.

November 3, 2016

 

Dig in!

Digging

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.

October 27, 2016

 

Bird on a twig in autumn.

Autumn Poetry

George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”

October 20, 2016

 

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burrows

October

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”

October 13, 2016

 

Cuttings of ivy geranium, (Pelargonium peltatum).

Tricks!

A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.

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